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Weather Alert Detail

  • Special Weather Statement for Central Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Special Weather Statement issued January 28 at 5:39AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 5:39 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 4 p.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND...
    AN UNSETTLED AND ACTIVE PATTERN IS IN STORE FOR EASTERN UTAH AND
    WESTERN COLORADO BEGINNING TOMORROW NIGHT WITH SUBSTANTIAL IMPACTS
    TO WEEKEND TRAVEL POSSIBLE.
    FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...A MOIST PACIFIC WAVE WILL KICK OFF
    PRECIPITATION LATE TOMORROW NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING FOR
    THE HIGHER TERRAIN BEFORE SPREADING INTO THE VALLEYS. THE
    MOUNTAINS MAY SEE SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH SUNDAY WITH
    THE VALLEYS POTENTIALLY SEEING A RAIN/SNOW MIX.
    ON MONDAY...A STRONGER SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION BRINGING
    EVEN MORE SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION.
    THERE IS STILL UNCERTAINTY WITH THE TIMING...STORM TRACK...AND
    INTENSITY WITH THIS PAIR OF STORMS. BUT IT IS LIKELY THAT TRAVEL
    WILL BECOME QUITE DIFFICULT AT TIMES DUE TO WINTER CONDITIONS
    ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. FOR THE LATEST DETAILS AND
    POSSIBLE IMPACTS OF THIS STORM...PLEASE MONITOR LOCAL FORECASTS.